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and three people are under arrest. >>> to a brand new job tonight for edward snowden who is now living in russia. it comes as forbes magazine named president putin the most powerful leader in the world and putting president obama at number two, his rise in part due to the handling of snowden. tonight those reports that snowden is now employed again. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross on the case again tonight. >> reporter: in looking for a job with a moscow internet company ed snowden didn't have any references from his last employer, the u.s. intelligence community. he remains perhaps america's most wanted fugitive as he acknowledged. >> she'll stop at nothing to persecute someone who told the truth. >> reporter: while congress is considering changing laws because of snowden, u.s. officials testified he is nothing but a traitor. >> if you are asking me, absolutely. >> reporter: much of the outrage has to do with the embarrass the of the u.s. in spying on german chancellor angela merkel and the leaders of 34 countries. >> we have to repair the damage, otherwise it's goi
>>> former n.s.a. analyst edward snowden has a new job. he is working in technical support at one of russia's largest websites. edward snowden lawyers would not name the company but says that he started work tomorrow. the 30-year-old was granded asylum in moscow this year. he is facing espionage charms in the united states. >> the troubled health care website is back. for now. a networking problem caused the website to crash on tuesday night stopping people from submitting applications. the service was restored yesterday and others not back on line until this morning. there have been major issues with the site reventing people from registering and applying for insurance coverage. >> if you plan to fly for the holiday, here is the magic date: the lowest fares will be found if you book before november 12. a domestic round trip flight costs an average of $314 if you book before then. prices will suddenly spike on november 13th based on air fare the past three years. also, you will find the best deals if you fly on december 23rd or december 24th right before christmas day. >> meteorologist mike
controversy continues to spread. in the wakeover it, edward snowden has had a meeting with a german legislator the, present that person with a letter, speaking the truth is not a crime, i am confident that with the support of the international community the government of united states will abandon this harmful practice. he's seeking some kind of clemency. are there any conditions under which president obama would consider clemency? >> none that have been discussed. >> none at all? >> none. >> it's not on the table? >> it's not been on the table. mr. snowden violated u.s. law. our belief has always been that he should return to the united states and face justice. >> finally, rand paul is our next guest, senator rand paul, do you agree with jay carney your white house colleague, that it would be awesome if rand paul ran for president in 2016? >> i suspect that the the 2016 republican nomination is going to be awesome no matter who runs. >> okay, dan pfeiffer, thanks very much. >>> let's go to senator rand paul right there. you heard dan pfeiffer say it's going to be an awesome race. are you goin
to destroy ammunitions must be finalized. >>> nsa leaker edward snowden starts work at the technical support division of russia's largest web sites. the founder of the company invited snowden to join his team a while back. he faces espionage charges and theft of government property in the u.s. for revealing information about the nsa's data gathering networks. >>> the doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson has sued texas. he accuses the texas medical board of prematurely revoking his license he was released this week after serving less than two years for involuntary manslaughter. >>> an 83-year-old woman known for stealing valuable jewelry around the world is back in jail. doris payne appeared before a judge after she was released from prison. abc news reporter brandy with more. >> reporter: behind that smile is a jewel thief. authorities say the 83-year-old is accused of stealing a half carat diamond ring from a manager of this palm desert store. did he not want to be identified. >> when you see someone that old, you don't think they're going steal. >> payne has a 50-year history
. this is more of the fallout by documents released bidded a ward snowden. one u.s. politician doesn't see a problem. >> the reality is the nsa has saved thousands of lives, not just in the united states but also in france and germany and throughout europe. and the french are someone to talk. the fact is they have had spying operations against the united states, both the government and industry. >> president obama told merkel the u.s. is not and will not tap her phone, but he did not say it never happened. >>> meanwhile, southern california congressman darryl issa had tough words today over problems with the federal healthcare.gov web site. issa called for the resignation of health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius if she is not able to get the site running smoothly soon. he delivered the comments on "face the nation" this morning. >>> california's livestock population. why thieves are going after cattle. >>> a first of its kind safety feature coming soon to a major san francisco intersection notorious for accidents. >> i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. temperatures down as much
n.s.a. contract edward snowden keep coming. two spanish newspapers say the n.s.a. monitored 60 million phone calls in spain just in one month. in washington, dc, mixed reaction. >> this notion that we are going after each other on what is really legitimate protection of nation state interest is, i think, disingenuous. >> we have repair work to do and i think we have hard questions we need to ask of the nasa about what is really happening in this program. >> talk ministers are in washington for meetings with lawmakers and administration officials. the surveillance program is on the agenda but the administration insists that is not the main focus. >> a german newspaper is reporting that president obama knew chancellor merkel's mobile phone was tapped back in 2010 and approved the spying and ordered it to continue. the paper quote add high ranking n.s.a. official as the source who also said that the president was told about the spying by the n.s.a.'s director himself. >> the doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson is a free man after serving half of his four-year sentence
interview that the leaks by edward snowden have done is make the united states rethink how we spy on our allies and how the nsa is controlled. >> should we assume from that answer, sir, that you did or would know if actually that was happening? >> jim, as i said, i'm not here to talk about classified information. what i am confirming is the fact that we're undergoing a complete review of how intelligence -- there are very strict laws governing what we do internally. >> right. >> internationally, there are less constraints on how our intelligence teams operates. what i have said is that it's important for us to insure as technology develops and expands, that are reflective of our values. >> questions also emerge this past week about how much the president knew about the troubled website that was america's porthole to obama care. the website that came online and then offline. >> this is unacceptable. it needs to be fixed. >> of course the administration keeps pointing out that the fate of obama care does not rest solely on its website. today the president responded to the possibility that
. starting today, former nsa contractor turned leaker, edward snowden, will begin doing maintenance on one of russia's largest websites. he was granted temporary asylum in russia, after fleeing the u.s., rather than face charges that he stole secret documents and leaked them to journalists. >>> a bomb threat made a united express flight land in phoenix. that threat came from inside the plane. it was flying from san francisco to san antonio yesterday afternoon. a search of the plane found nothing dangerous. and passengers arrived in texas early this morning. >>> and some fascinating details about that drug tunnel under the u.s./mexico border we told you about yesterday. the nearly 600-yard tunnel is about 35 feet underground. and it follows a zigzag pattern. that suggests the people who dug it veered off course several times. they seriesed more than 8 tons of pot before shutting it down. >> four feet in height, approximately three feet wide and equipped with an elaborate electrical system and ventilation system. >> three men were arrested in the bust. the tunnel is the newest of 80 such pas
and question edward snowden. germany wants to know how extensive the spying of the national security agency was. and berlin officials want snowden to show him the original documents that he has leaked. >>> in his weekly address, president obama talked about the need to pass a budget that includes spending on education and research. he said a budget shouldn't be cut just for the sake of cutting. >> remember our deficits are getting smaller, not bigger. on my watch they are falling at the fastest pace in 60 years. that gives us room to fix our long term debt problems without sticking it to young people or undermining our bedrock retirement and health security programs. >> house and senate budget negotiators want to divert a new round of cuts. >>> if you want to go online to check on the affordable health care plans tonight you're out of luck. the health insurance website is off line until tomorrow morning. a technology team will be working on >>> there is no reason for wine lovers to panic. there were 300 million cases last year. down 5% from the year before. it's the lowest level since the 1960s
they would love to go to russia to question edward snowden. germany wants to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national security agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original documents the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has spied on leaders of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >> one of the original mercury 7 astronauts has been laid to rest. scott carpenter, seen here on the far left, died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. john glenn, another mercury astronaut, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth, and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized insurance rates under obamacare. but equally important is the free care that's now available to many more people under med e cal, the state's version of medicaid. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this preventative care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford i
to question edward snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original documents the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed -- spied on leader of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >> one of the original mercury astronaughts has been laid to rest. mr. carpenter was 88 years old. john glenn, another mercury astronaut, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized insurance rates under the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this preventative care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford it. this is really, you know, caused a lot of problems in the family because it's not only me, it's my family, my husband, my kids
snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original document the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed on leaders of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >>> one of the original astronauts has been laid to rest, mr. car penaltyter was 88. john glenn, you see there, another mercury 7 members, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized ratesnd the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> she is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this preventative care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford it. it caused a lot of problems in the family because not only me, my family, my husband and kids and my grandson. >> nora is one of an estimated 2 million new patie
that was written by edward snowden calling the manifesto for the truth and edward snowden argues that people have to fight against suppression of information and says that those who speak the truth are not committing a crime. >> president obama is headed back to the bay area. the president will head s light a democratic national competent fundraiser at the jazz center november 25th, the president's 16th visit to the bay area since he took office in 2009. tomorrow is election day. some of the issues measure b and c in san francisco and sunnyvale measure c put new reconstructions on guns. there are several realignment issues. to prepare for the election check out our resource guide on abc7news.com. >> if you are voting for back to average temperatures, mike has a winner now. >> i can't police google didn't know the car with the cameras spying on them. >> 14 degrees cooler in santa rosa than yesterday and five in livermore and six in san jose. a lot cooler. to the north we are down to 33 degrees in santa rosa and a possibility of frost in outlying areas. napa is 48 and petaluma is 42 and novato is 4
. the leaks and outrage continued to spread. now in spain where documents leaked by edward snowden suggest the nsa man tored 60 million spanish phone calls in a single month. the outrage is palpable. in the press, on the streets. the people in this country feel the nsa has invaded their countries and their privacy. george? >> thanks, terry. let's get more on this from jon karl. they're saying the entire nsa program under review? >> reporter: that's right. they're saying nothing of substance about the reports yet but pointing to this review which they say will be done by december 15th. but, the nsa released a statement over the weekend saying that the nsa has never discussed with the president any program involving espionage on german chancellor, angela merkel. the president has to explain to our allies why we have been spying on them and explain why he, the president of the united states, didn't know anything about this for five years. >> hard to believe they wouldn't tell him. mean while, on the domestic front, healthcare.gov under continuous fire. kathleen sebelius will go to capitol hil
is denying allegations from edward snowden that the agency tapped into google and yahoo! data centers. >>> and breaking news right now, from the middle east, u.n. inspectors have just reported that syria has now destroyed all of its chemical weapon production equipment. that's one day ahead of the deadline. but the country still has roughly 1,000 tons of chemical weapons, including mustard gas and sarin. it has until the middle of next year to destroy those weapons. >>> and troubling statements about the economy. the federal reserve is keeping its economic stimulus program in place for now. that means, printing more money to keep interest rates low. because it says the housing recovery is now starting to slow down, jobs are still not being created quickly enough. however, the fed is not saying just how long the stimulus will last. that uncertainty could hurt stocks on wall street today. >>> speaking of, a rollercoaster ride for facebook. its stocks soared after the company reported big profits. then, sank after the company revealed a drop in the number of teenagers using the site. >>>
weapons. >>> after getting his new job in russia, the nsa secrets spiller edward snowden is plotting his next move. while meeting with a german lawmaker in moscow, snowden reportedly offered to testify in germany, if he is offered asylum there. the germans want to know more of america's wiretapping of their chancellor, angela merkel's cell phone. >>> the secretary of state john kerry, admitting that some of our surveillance, quote, has gone too far. >>> this morning, shocking new numbers about the obama care rollout. take a look at this. documents released by house republicans show only six people, six, were able to enroll on health plans the day that healthcare.gov was launched. by the end of the second day, 248 people had enrolled. the white house is pushing back saying glitches on the site make early data unreliable. >>> a halloween surprise for airport security agents across the border. they stopped a woman with pumpkins in her luggage. look closely at the x-ray. they say the bags in the pumpkins, filled with cocaine. $120,000 worth. >>> caught on tape, a disaster for an auto mechani
in the document dump from edward snowden. there were reports that the u.s. was tapping merkel's phone and she called talking about a grave breech of trust. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> still, the white house did not deny previous spying. another german publication is reporting that the u.s. embassy in berlin houses a secret listening post spying on german officials it business leaders. this after reports the nsa monitored70 million phone calls in france in less than a month. mexico and brazil are investigating whether their own high ranking officials were spied on by the nsa thousands of protesters marched condemning the scope of the intelligence gathering. >> we are against mass surveillance and i am honored to speak for all whistle-blowers. >> they may add their voices when they seek answers in washington this week. abc news new york. >>> an intersection is about to get a first of its kind camera to keep pedestrians and cyclists safe. the enforcement system will be activated on
. it is the latest bomb shell allegation in the document dump from edward snowden. there were reports that the u.s. was tapping merkel's phone and she called talking about a grave breech of trust. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> still, the white house did not deny previous spying. another german publication is reporting that the u.s. embassy in berlin houses secret lis secret listening post spying on german officials it business leaders. this after reports the nsa monitored70 million phone calls in france in less than a month. mexico and brazil are investigating whether their own high ranking officials were spied on by the nsa thousands of protesters marched condemning the scope of the intelligence gathering. >> we are against mass surveillance and i am honored to speak for all whistle-blowers. >> they may add their voices when they seek answers in washington this week. abc news new york. >>> an intersection is about to get a first of its kind camera to keep pedestrians and cyclists sa
were monitored. thee tails from documents revealed by former nsa contractor edward snowden. james clapper promised to prove the government has been acting appropriately. >> we know the public wants to know whether the government can be trusted to use this appropriately. we believe we have been lawful. >> democratic senator dianne feinstein says she will launch a review of the gathering. bipartisan legislation would scale back massive sweep of phone records. >>> an apology from the head of medicare. she faced harsh questioning from lawmakers. medicare chief says the problems can be fixed and the site would soon work as promised. there are wide spread reports people unable to log on or purchase coverage. texas republican kevin brady asked for a guarantee no american would excombreerns a gap in coverage. >> we have a system working. we're going to improve the speed of the system. >> excuse me? >> yes. >> you're saying system right now is working? >> i'm saying it's working. just not at the speed we want. and at success rate we want. >> she declined to say how many have been able to e
and yahoo and cites document leaked by edward snowden. after items had been sxent before arriving at their destinations google says it was aun ware this was happening and yahoo says it's not given the government access to its data centers. >>> members of the european parliament heed met with officials today to complain about americans snooping on friendly world leaders. abc news learned the nsa eavesdropped on leaders of 35 u.s. allies. the spying came to light after nsa listened to calls by german chancellor made on her personal cell phone. european lawmakers say the u.s. overreached. >> they're so serious allegations. and the trust issues remain. so in our inquiry we need to heville wait and get to the position of trust . that is still a problem. >>> they have agreed to intensify cooperation. >>> president obama says there is no excuse for problems plaguing the health care web site. the president says he takes full responsibility for making is that your site gets fixed. abc7 news has that part of the story. >> this is supposed to be the easy part. remember? >> reporter: the com
are important to the security of this nation and need to be preserved. >> i think the revelations from snowden and the secrets that have been revealed are doing significant damage to our bilateral relationships with germany, with mexico, with the other countries where the suggestion is that we've listened in. >> reporter: since the end of world war ii, the u.s. has had a no spying agreement with the uk, canada, australia and new zealand. the germans are now planning to send a delegation to washington to demand that they too be added to that list. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> you can kind of understand why our allies would be upset, but in this day and age, isn't everyone spying on everybody else? we can't just be the only people, the only nation doing this. >> absolutely. and i think the surprising point now is that president obama apparently didn't even know that this was happening, but officials at nsa say they have so many spy programs like this one going on, which is probably also breaking news for a lot of people, that it just doesn't make sense to keep the president abreast of so
the background check of nsa leaker edward snowden. the government says united states investigation services failed to perform quality reviews. >>> vice president biden is the latest to apologize for the botched rollout. yesterday secretary kathleen sebelius was on capitol hill to say, i'm sorry. >> reporter: official finger pointing day on capitol hill producing a whatever moment from the woman in charge of obama care. >> so you're saying that the president is not responsible for hhs? >> sir, i didn't say that. >> it is the president's ultimate responsibility, correct? >> whatever. yes. he is the president. he is responsible. >> reporter: in boston the president actually agreed. >> i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> reporter: back at the often rude 3 1/2 hour grandstand of the here. >> who was in charge. >> mislead the public. >> amazon would never do this. >> reporter: secretary sebelius is caught muttering as they trash the website to individual mandate topped off by a rowdy argument about whether the secretary should drop her government insurance and buy fr
snowden has landed a job. starting today, the former nsa contractor-turned-leaker will begin to do work by doing maintenance on one of russia's largest websites. snowden was granted temporary asylum in russia after fleeing the u.s. charges of stealing secret documents and leaked them to journalists. >> i'm sorry. no matter what country, i'm not letting that guy work on my website. >> interesting development. >> fool me once, fool me twice. >>> a third of abortion clinics in texas may have to close. a federal court upheld the state's new law. planned parenthood said it is a violation of women's rights. the restrictive law has been vindicated by the judge's decision. >>> in texas halloween night turned deadly for a 5-year-old in houston. the boy was steps ahead of a woman he was with when he stepped out on to the street and hit by a minivan going 40 miles an hour. paramedics revived the boy and rushed him to the hospital where he died later. the driver of he minivan turned around and stayed at the seen. >>> a community in southern california isn't backing down over the battle over fumes f
operating. and the leaks which stemmed from information from former nsa contractor edward snowden just keep coming. two spanish newspapers say the nsa secretly monitored 60 million phone calls in spain just in one month. here in washington, mixed reaction from lawmakers. >> this whole notion that we're going to go after each other on what is really legitimate protection of nation/state interests, i think is disingenuous. >> we have repair work to do. >> reporter: abc news, washington. >>> congress now looking into the case against amanda knocks. two lawmakers from her state of washington holding a panel discussion on capitol hill as the retrial of knox is underway in italy without her. knox was convicted of killing her british roommate in 2009. her sentence was overturned after she served of course years. an italian court ordered a new trial. >>> a federal judge in texas has struck down a major part of the state's restrictive new abortion law. advocates say a provision requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital less than 30 miles away would have shuttered about 1/3 of the
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